Wharton Webinar Series

AI Horizons

Did you miss AI at Wharton’s Business and Generative AI Conference in San Francisco in Fall 2023? Join us for our webinar series, “AI Horizons” featuring research shared at the conference and discussions with our expert panelists.

AI and Innovation

March 1, 2024 at 12pm ET

Moderator: Kartik Hosanagar, John C. Hower Professor; Operations, Information and Decisions; Faculty Co-Director, AI at Wharton, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


  • Leonard Boussioux, Assistant Professor, Foster School of Business, University of Washington. “The Crowdless Future? How Generative AI is Shaping the Future of Human Crowdsourcing.” View talkRead paper.
  • Dokyun (DK) Lee, Kelli Questrom Associate Professor of Information Systems & Computing and Data Sciences, Questrom School of Business, Boston University. “InnoVAE: Generative AI for Mapping Patents and Firm Innovation.” Read paper.
  • Daniel Ringel, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill. “Creating Synthetic Experts with Generative Artificial Intelligence.” View talkRead paper. (Additional materials online here.)
  • Rayna Xu, Assistant Professor, Farmer School of Business, Miami University. “ChatGPT vs. Google: A Comparative Study of Search Performance and User Experience.” View talkRead paper.

AI and the Workforce

February 16, 2024

When deployed correctly, generative artificial intelligence can help employees become more innovative, free them from mundane tasks, and improve their communication skills.  AI can help employees bring their best selves to work.

AI and Machine Creativity

February 2, 2024

Guest scholars offered glimpses into the profound ways in which AI is changing everything and shared their excitement for Apple Vision Pro.

AI and Wellbeing

December 15, 2023

Following the public release of ChatGPT in late 2022, Stack Overflow experienced a significant decline in daily visits by 1 million, indicating a 15% traffic reduction in four months, highlighting a shift towards automated answers and a social effect where users prefer AI-generated responses over human interaction.